KENYA to lift the ban on drones in the coming weeks/months once fresh regulations being developed in line with ICAO rules are approved by parliament, KCAA DG Gilbert Kine says. pic.twitter.com/sgOP0gEUwW
— Number8, the poet (@DannMwangi) November 29, 2019
This move is coming after the country’s aviation authority banned the flying of drones. The agency had warned that anyone caught flying a drone would either be jailed for up to a year or receive a fine of up to KSh100,000 ($975).
In March, the country’s parliament had legalised the use of drones. However, early in November, it annulled the regulation initially put in place due to the lack of public participation in drafting the regulations and privacy concerns.
Right now, a report has it that the Director-General of KCAA, Gilbert Kibe, said they are close to completing the draft of the regulations which will be presented to parliament for approval in order to end…